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here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> bobby smith's voice came right through loud and clear on many of the great songs by the spinners. he was a tenor. he could be heard on "could it be i'm falling in love" and "i'll be around" and "games people play." he earned the group almost a dozen gold records, half a dozen grammys. he was 76 years old. >>> new york mayor bloomberg is at it again as part of his health campaign. today he proposed stores that sell cigarettes, hide them from view just like dirty magazines. people of age can still ask for cigarettes and buy them at $10 a pack. the mayor just wants to make them less visible. he banned smoking in restaurants and sbarz -- bars during his first term, and he gave hundreds of millions of dollars to anti-smoking efforts. he's already gone after trans fats in restaurants, styrofoam containers, and now rather famously, h
need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> it is believed, though not confirmed, that mankind has sent an object outside our own solar system for the first time. voyager i was launched 35 years ago to explore the planets. it traveled 11 billion miles. now some astronomers say it and its companion, voyager ii are the two most distant active representatives of humanity and its desire to explore. put it this way. if all the cars made were as well made as the voyager there would be no need for a break-down lane. >>> speaking of space it always bothered jeff bazos that engines that powered apollo xi to the moon were disposable. they were meant to fall into the sea. even though the engines played a huge role in space history. well, jeff is the guy behind amazon.com. he's well financed and enjoys a good challenge. so today after a year of trying, they brought up engine parts from the deep.
. ♪ chevron has been developing energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ ♪ >>> you may have tried to forget the disco era, especially if you ever owned white bell-bottoms. good luck now, it's being preserved forever. the national recording registry is adding the track of "saturday night fever." it's the library congress so they must be serious about it. we should have given that thing a spin. also enshrined pink floyd, simon and garfunkel and chubby checker. >>> a veteran travel blogger was in line for an american airlines flight when he noticed a new boarding procedure, first class first along with those needing assistance. and then those people without carry-on bags, just personal items. last to board were the folks in coach with roll-on bags. he asked the airline and they confirmed they are trying it in a couple of sample markets. it could be the way boarding
to be protectors of the poor, the weak, and the environment. >> i think he's going to challenge all of us to live a deeper life of faith. >> reporter: as dawn broke, eager crowds raced into the square. they saw francis receive the symbols of power -- a lamb's wool stole signifying his status as shepherd of the flock, and the papal fisherman's ring -- gold plated, not the usual solid gold. during mass to an audience that included several world leaders -- [ speaking in foreign language ] -- francis said authentic power is service. and the pope, too, must serve. >> he seems like a very humble man. someone the people can reach out and identify with. >> reporter: in buenos aires where francis was a cardinal, jubilation. they stayed up all night to watch the early morning mass and were rewarded by a phone call from the pontiff, who asked them to take care of one another and pray for him. francis's first job says new york cardinal timothy dolan is to clean up the vatican bureaucracy. >> i think he will choose a strong organization man who can restore some pizzazz and transparency and good ardor to the r
that they may create and raise in the best environment. >> reporter: the other case presents a challenge to doma, the defense of marriage act, passed by congress 17 years ago. it blocks federal recognition of same-sex couples in states where they are allowed to marry denying them 1,000 federal benefits that other married couples get. it's being challenged by 83-year-old edie windsor of new york when they are spouse died and left her the estate, she got a tax bill for $360,000. >> if the federal government recognized the marriage it would have been zero. >> reporter: president obama now says it is unconstitutional. >> the basic principle that america is founded on, the idea that we're all created equal, applies to everybody. regardless of sexual orientation. >> reporter: house republicans are now defending doma in court. >> the administration doesn't get to decide what's constitutional. the supreme court does. and our financing a lawsuit was to make sure that the proper forum was used to make sure we know what's constitutional and what isn't. >> reporter: the court hears the doma case on wednesda
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